Ikegobo to the Iyoba: Online Talk

Ikegobo to the Iyoba

Written and recorded by Adwoa Owusu-Barnieh, University of Birmingham Classical Literature and Civilizations graduate.

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More Online Talks

This is a talk from the second series of the Barber’s Online Talks.

Visit the artwork page: Ikegobo to the Iyoba (Hand Altar to the Queen Mother).


Want to find out more about how, why and where this Edo artefact was made? Have a look at our Barber Schools online resource.

Explore how it came to be in Birmingham today, colonial histories and discuss a contemporary artist’s response.